US Patent No. 10,555,986

DIETARY SUPPLEMENT DERIVED FROM NATURAL PRODCUTS BY HOT MELT EXTRUSION (HME) PROCESSING


Patent No. 10,555,986
Issue Date February 11, 2020
Title Dietary Supplement Derived From Natural Prodcuts By Hot Melt Extrusion (hme) Processing
Inventorship Omar Augusto Estrada Ramirez, Antioquia (CO)
Laura Restrepo Uribe, Medellin (CO)
Maria del Pilar Noriega Escobar, Medellin (CO)
Juan Camilo Mazo Rivas, Medellin (CO)
Assignee

Claim of US Patent No. 10,555,986

1. A cocoa extract composition rich in flavonoids consisting essentially of a cocoa extract dispersed by hot melt extrusion or hot melt mixing and encapsulated in polymer matrices selected from the group consisting of:(i) a mixture of a polyvinyl caprolactam-polyvinyl acetate-polyethylene glycol graft copolymer with a copolymer of methacrylic acid and methyl methacrylate; and
(ii) a mixture of ethyl cellulose, polyvinyl acetate-polyvinylpyrrolidone copolymer and a copolymer of methacrylic acid and methyl methacrylate.